Tag Archive: blogging

The State of The Internet – A Graphical Report

Have you ever wondered whether men or women use the internet more, which age groups are using the internet most, how bloggers see themselves, or how our internet usage today compares with 5 years ago? This graphical report on the state of the internet gives us the answers, in an easy visual representation.

29 Decisions To Make When Building and Operating Your Blog

ProBlogger recently posted an article listing 29 debates within the blogging community – 29 topic areas where there are different schools of thought in the blogging community regarding best practices when starting and running a blog. For anyone starting or operating a blog, this is a great list to see where you and your blog…

WikiMindMap as a Navigation Tool for Wikipedia

WikiMindMap is a very cool tool to play with. What it does is take a term, and then generate a Mind Map of Wikipedia pages related to the term based on the Wikipedia link structure. The diagram below is the MindMap generated for the term “creativity.” After generating the diagram, you can then click through…

The 3 Kinds of Blogging

Ok, I’m developing my ‘theory of blogging.’ My thought for the day is that there are 3 kinds of blogs, each adding value to readers/subscribers in a different way. Sites that are Aggregators bring together a wide range of content and make them accessible from the one place. Sites that are Interpreters provide commentary on…

Some Images To Reflect On

David Armano, Creative VP at Digitas and author of the Logic + Emotion blog has been splicing his blog articles with some terrific designed images such as the image of the creative brain in this post or of breaking down organisational silos in this post. For example, David illustrates why blogging matters with the following…

Announcement!

The Blog “Ideas and Innovations” is changing its name! From April 28th 2007 the new name for this blog will be “Think Differently” to better reflect its focus on helping people and organisations differentiate themselves through ‘thinking differently’ from the rest – through creativity and innovation, strategy, and other tools. Thank you for your understanding…

More on Web 2.0 Survey

Business Week has posted a review of the McKinsey web 2.0 executive survey report that I posted on recently. Business Week note that: Executives report three main uses for Web 2.0 technologies: Seventy percent of companies rely on them to talk with customers. Fifty-one percent use them to talk with suppliers and business partners. And…

5 Objectives For Your Web 2.0 Strategy

Forrester Research’s blog recently posted “the five basic objectives a company or other organization can hope to accomplish in the social world.” According to Forrester, “You should pick one or two, then choose your tools and strategies accordingly.” LISTENING. Finding out what your customers are really saying. Best tools are brand monitoring, private communities like…

The Business Value of Blogging

Over at the APQC Knowledge Management blog, Jim Lee made a bold and provocative declaration to the effect that I am now clearly on the side of the fence that thinks that blogs and wikis are not ready for business prime time. After many months of mental gymnastics about these two applications, I just don’t…

Upgrading to Blogging 2.0

Blogs are a really good tool for putting your thoughts out there and connecting with people. You can subscribe to interesting blogs, and receive them updated daily in a ‘newspaper’ format, using an easy to use RSS Aggregator such as FeedDemon. The Aggregator pulls down the information to tell you when your favourite blog is…

Tag Archive: blogging

The State of The Internet – A Graphical Report

Have you ever wondered whether men or women use the internet more, which age groups are using the internet most, how bloggers see themselves, or how our internet usage today compares with 5 years ago? This graphical report on the state of the internet gives us the answers, in an easy visual representation.

29 Decisions To Make When Building and Operating Your Blog

ProBlogger recently posted an article listing 29 debates within the blogging community – 29 topic areas where there are different schools of thought in the blogging community regarding best practices when starting and running a blog. For anyone starting or operating a blog, this is a great list to see where you and your blog…

WikiMindMap as a Navigation Tool for Wikipedia

WikiMindMap is a very cool tool to play with. What it does is take a term, and then generate a Mind Map of Wikipedia pages related to the term based on the Wikipedia link structure. The diagram below is the MindMap generated for the term “creativity.” After generating the diagram, you can then click through…

The 3 Kinds of Blogging

Ok, I’m developing my ‘theory of blogging.’ My thought for the day is that there are 3 kinds of blogs, each adding value to readers/subscribers in a different way. Sites that are Aggregators bring together a wide range of content and make them accessible from the one place. Sites that are Interpreters provide commentary on…

Some Images To Reflect On

David Armano, Creative VP at Digitas and author of the Logic + Emotion blog has been splicing his blog articles with some terrific designed images such as the image of the creative brain in this post or of breaking down organisational silos in this post. For example, David illustrates why blogging matters with the following…

Announcement!

The Blog “Ideas and Innovations” is changing its name! From April 28th 2007 the new name for this blog will be “Think Differently” to better reflect its focus on helping people and organisations differentiate themselves through ‘thinking differently’ from the rest – through creativity and innovation, strategy, and other tools. Thank you for your understanding…

More on Web 2.0 Survey

Business Week has posted a review of the McKinsey web 2.0 executive survey report that I posted on recently. Business Week note that: Executives report three main uses for Web 2.0 technologies: Seventy percent of companies rely on them to talk with customers. Fifty-one percent use them to talk with suppliers and business partners. And…

5 Objectives For Your Web 2.0 Strategy

Forrester Research’s blog recently posted “the five basic objectives a company or other organization can hope to accomplish in the social world.” According to Forrester, “You should pick one or two, then choose your tools and strategies accordingly.” LISTENING. Finding out what your customers are really saying. Best tools are brand monitoring, private communities like…

The Business Value of Blogging

Over at the APQC Knowledge Management blog, Jim Lee made a bold and provocative declaration to the effect that I am now clearly on the side of the fence that thinks that blogs and wikis are not ready for business prime time. After many months of mental gymnastics about these two applications, I just don’t…

Upgrading to Blogging 2.0

Blogs are a really good tool for putting your thoughts out there and connecting with people. You can subscribe to interesting blogs, and receive them updated daily in a ‘newspaper’ format, using an easy to use RSS Aggregator such as FeedDemon. The Aggregator pulls down the information to tell you when your favourite blog is…